Biography

Tony Musante (1936-2013) was an American actor. Born Anthony Peter Musante, Jr. in Bridgeport, Connecticut, the son of Natalie Anne (née Salerno), a school teacher, and Anthony Peter Musante, an accountant, Musante attended Oberlin College and Northwestern University.

Musante acted in numerous feature films, in the United States and elsewhere, including Italy. Among his body of work are the television series Toma (predecessor to Baretta) and the soap opera As The World Turns, and the 1975 Broadway play, P. S. Your Cat Is Dead!, for which he was nominated for a Drama Desk Award. He was nominated for an Emmy Award for his work in a 1975 episode of Medical Center, A Quality of Mercy. Musante also played Antonio "Nino" Schibetta, a feared Mafia boss and the Italian gang leader inside of Emerald City during the first season of the HBO critically acclaimed television series Oz.

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Tony Musante (1936-2013) was an American actor. Born Anthony Peter Musante, Jr. in Bridgeport, Connecticut, the son of Natalie Anne (née Salerno), a school teacher, and Anthony Peter Musante, an accountant, Musante attended Oberlin College and Northwestern University.

Musante acted in numerous feature films, in the United States and elsewhere, including Italy. Among his body of work are the television series Toma (predecessor to Baretta) and the soap opera As The World Turns, and the 1975 Broadway play, P. S. Your Cat Is Dead!, for which he was nominated for a Drama Desk Award. He was nominated for an Emmy Award for his work in a 1975 episode of Medical Center, A Quality of Mercy. Musante also played Antonio "Nino" Schibetta, a feared Mafia boss and the Italian gang leader inside of Emerald City during the first season of the HBO critically acclaimed television series Oz.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Tony Musante, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 44

Birthday 1936-06-30

Day of Death 2013-11-26

Place of Birth Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA

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Also Known As

  • Peter Salerno
  • Anthony Peter Musante Jr.

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Promessa d'amore as Amilcare
2016 FantastiCozzi as (archive footage)
2013 Ice as Mr. DeMartino
2007 Gladiator of Pompeii
2007 We Own the Night as Jack Shapiro
2004 Traffic (4 episodes) as Alex Edmonds
2003 La vita come viene as Professore
2000 The Yards as Seymour Korman
1999 The Deep End of the Ocean as Grandpa Angelo
1998 Exiled as Don Giancarlo Uzielli
1997 Oz (6 episodes) as Nino Schibetta
1997 Deep Family Secrets as Lennox
1993 Acapulco H.E.A.T. (1 episode) as Rocco Santora
1989 Jesse Hawkes (1 episode)
1985 The Repenter as Ragusa
1985 The Equalizer (1 episode)
1985 The Trap as Michael
1984 Rearview Mirror as Vince Martino
1984 The Pope of Greenwich Village as Pete
1983 Spy Connection as Jurek Rudinski
1980 High Ice as Lt. Col. Harris Thatcher
1978 My Husband Is Missing as Derek Mackenzie
1978 Break Up as Paolo Naviase
1978 Goodbye & Amen as John Dhannay
1976 Origins of the Mafia (5 episodes) as Michele Borello
1975 Medical Story (2 episodes)
1975 The Desperate Miles as Joe Larkin
1975 Judgment: The Court Martial of Lieutenant William Calley as Lt. William Calley
1974 The Rockford Files (1 episode) as Charlie Harris
1973 Police Story (3 episodes)
1973 Toma (22 episodes) as Det. David Toma
1972 The Pisciotta Case as Francesco Scauri
1971 The Last Run as Paul Rickard
1971 The Grissom Gang as Eddie Hagan
1970 The Bird with the Crystal Plumage as Sam Dalmas
1970 The Anonymous Venetian as Enrico
1969 One Night at Dinner as Max
1968 The Mercenary as Paco Roman
1968 The Detective as Felix Tesla
1967 The Incident as Joe Ferrone
1965 Once a Thief as Cleveland 'Cleve' Shoenstein
1963 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (1 episode)
1963 The Fugitive (1 episode)

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